Episode Log

Episode 13 – Water – Rob Bilott and Erin Brockovich

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! We’re diving headfirst into 2021 with the first installment of our ‘Elements’ series! This week we’re talking about water pollution from the perspective of two unexpected activists: corporate environmental lawyer Rob Bilott and author/advocate/multi-hyphenate Erin Brockovich. Olivia tells the story ofContinue reading “Episode 13 – Water – Rob Bilott and Erin Brockovich”

Episode 12 – Food Deserts and Free Food Forests

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Our last episode of 2020 covers the complex issue of food deserts and one potential solution: food forests. Olivia talks about food deserts reaching the national conversation through Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, preference and processed food, and how it all ties back toContinue reading “Episode 12 – Food Deserts and Free Food Forests”

Episode 10 – Movements – Hetch Hetchy Valley and Sunrise

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week is all about the collective movements that make people care about saving the earth. We talk about the conservation/preservation debates of the Progressive Era (and all the racist white dudes who led the conversation) and how the Sunrise MovementContinue reading “Episode 10 – Movements – Hetch Hetchy Valley and Sunrise”

Episode 9 – Human Composting and the Curse of the Petrified Forest

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! On this very special Halloween episode, we tell the creepy-crawly of environmental stories, including a new process for composting human remains and a supernatural motivation to follow the “Leave No Trace” principle. Plus, we make time for human skin books, barbecuedContinue reading “Episode 9 – Human Composting and the Curse of the Petrified Forest”

Episode 8 – Writing the Climate Crisis – The Wreck of Time and Environmental Poetry

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! World Is Burning, book club edition. We talk about reading to ease climate anxiety, how art helps us process complicated emotions, and coming back to your favorite work over the years.  We read from The Wreck of Time by Annie DillardContinue reading “Episode 8 – Writing the Climate Crisis – The Wreck of Time and Environmental Poetry”

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